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Meaning of MANURE

Pronunciation:  mu'nûr

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  any animal or plant material used to fertilize land especially animal excreta usually with litter material
  2. [v]  spread manure, as for fertilization

MANURE is a 6 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: muck
 See Also: chicken manure, cow manure, green manure, horse manure, night soil, organic, organic fertiliser, organic fertilizer, scatter, spread, spread out



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Ma*nure"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Manured}; p. pr. & vb.
    n. {Manuring}.] [Contr, from OF. manuvrer, manovrer, to work
    with the hand, to cultivate by manual labor, F. man?uvker.
    See {Manual}, {Ure}, {Opera}, and cf. {Inure}.]
    1. To cultivate by manual labor; to till; hence, to develop
       by culture. [Obs.]
             To whom we gave the strand for to manure. --Surrey.
             Manure thyself then; to thyself be improved; And
             with vain, outward things be no more moved. --Donne.
    2. To apply manure to; to enrich, as land, by the application
       of a fertilizing substance.
             The blood of English shall manure the ground.
  2. \Ma*nure"\, n.
    Any matter which makes land productive; a fertilizing
    substance, as the contents of stables and barnyards, dung,
    decaying animal or vegetable substances, etc. --Dryden.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing manure in your dream, suggests that you are learning from past experiences. You are drawing from those experiences and putting it to use in your current situation.
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 Related Terms: ammonia, BM, bowel movement, buffalo chips, ca-ca, castor-bean meal, commercial fertilizer, compost, coprolite, coprolith, cow chips, cow flops, cow pats, crap, defecation, dingleberry, dressing, droppings, dung, enrichener, feces, feculence, fertilizer, guano, jakes, movement, muck, night soil, nitrate, nitrogen, ordure, organic fertilizer, phosphate, sewage, sewerage, shit, stool, superphosphate, turd